This spring we will be offering two adult Sunday School classes running concurrently beginning February 16th and continuing through May 3rd: Ten Commandments: What does it mean to love God? What does it mean to love our neighbor? Together we’ll spend twelve weeks studying the Ten Commandments and consider how they answer these questions and also reveal to us the heart of God in Jesus Christ. Pastor Josh will lead this class in the Sanctuary. Rethinking Evangelism: This study explores how the nature of the early church’s witness in the book of Acts casts a vision for making Jesus known in a world that does not know him. Topics include the gospel message, practicing theology, church/world culture, and ministry in union with Christ. Pastor Patrick will lead this class in the Upper Room.
This Fall we will be offering two adult Sunday School classes running concurrently. For the five weeks of September, the options will be: In the Sanctuary, Pastor Josh will continue to teach an exposition of the epistle of James, picking up where we left off last spring in James 3:13 and teaching through the end of the epistle. In the two-story classroom building (E building), Pastor Patrick will teach a class called, “Being the Beloved.” This class will aim to discover further what it means to be the Lord’s beloved by exploring the crucial role that the virtues of faith, hope, and love play in our learning and growing in Jesus Christ.
In an effort to give us all more opportunity to embrace the feasting, fellowship and rest God intends for us to enjoy on the Lord’s Day after we worship together, our worship service time will change to 10:30 am on Sunday, September 1st. Sunday School will also begin that day and will start at 9:15 am. We will still meet for worship at 11:00 am next Sunday, August 25th. Beginning September 1st, our schedule will be: 9:15 am—Sunday school 10:30 am—Worship service
This Sunday we will welcome John Buerger as a special guest to Sunday school and to the pulpit during worship service. In 2007 John graduated from Dallas Theological Seminary, and in in 2012, began serving on the pastoral staff of New St. Peter’s Presbyterian Church in Dallas, Texas. It was during this season of ministry that the Lord laid it on their hearts to adopt a little girl from Bulgaria. After visiting with the MTW Bulgaria team in 2015 and 2017 in connection with this effort, they brought home their new daughter—and a calling to serve the people of Bulgaria. Believing strongly that the Church historically always benefits when theological education, pastoral ministry, and community development are held closely together, John and Ellen plan to serve on the MTW Bulgaria team in Sofia primarily in the areas of developing the Elias Riggs Center for Biblical Studies and coming alongside Bulgarian families with special needs children. They hope to be able to impact future Bulgarian pastors and their families to develop gospel-driven ministries and home lives as they serve the Bulgarian Evangelical Union of Churches. Please pray that the Lord’s grace will be made known in both their ministry and their…
Join us as we resume our regular Sunday morning schedule of Sunday school at 9:40 am on September 2nd. We have classes available for all ages. More information on class locations will come soon. On September 2nd, Pastor Tom Browning will begin teaching an 8 week Sunday School class for our adults on the life of John Calvin. Please make plans now to join us for this special class!